Maritime Museum of Townsville

Ship models; SS Yongala, HMS Pandora, USS Lexington, HMAS Albatross, HMAS Australia I, Ariel, Port of Townsville, HMAS Townsville and many more. Bay Rock Lighthouse, Wharton Reef Light Piermaster's Office, Wharf Clock Tower, Pearl Diving equipment, Shipwreck artefacts, Photographs, Books, Lifeboats, Marine Radios, Maritime artefacts.

Address: 
42-68 Palmer Street, South Townsville, QLD
Tel: 
0747215251
Hours: 
Monday - Friday 10:00 - 4:00pm, Saturday - Sunday 12:00noon - 4:00pm
Admission: 
Adult $5.00, Concession $4.00, Child $2.00, Family $12.00
Facilities: 
Reference library, Guided tours on request, Wheelchair access to all areas except library, Schools program, Brochure available.
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Items

Artefact

Mark IV Diving Helmet

Creator:
US Navy
Description:
Brass helmet with glass latch door.
Date:
1930's

Building (Port Building)

Piermaster's Office

Creator:
Townsville Harbour Board
Description:
Small two story wooden building with observation verandahs.
Date:
1920s

Lighthouse

Bay Rock

Creator:
Timber frame corrugated iron base circular with iron panels and iron dome on top.
Date:
1886

Artefacts

Yongala

Description:
Bell, portholes, plates, deck light, bottles, letter, photos, doorhandles etc (model by mike evans)
Date:
1911

Model Ship

Pandora

Description:
W 6', H 7', Approximate full model made of wood based on admirality plans of Pandora.
Date:
1995